Cholic acid

Cholic acid
Cholic Chol"ic, Cholinic Cho*lin"ic, a. [Gr. ?, from ? bile.] (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the bile. [1913 Webster]

{Cholic acid} (Chem.), a complex organic acid found as a natural constituent of taurocholic and glycocholic acids in the bile, and extracted as a resinous substance, convertible under the influence of ether into white crystals. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cholic acid — /koʊlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say kohlik asuhd) noun a steroidal bile acid, C23H39O3.COOH. {cholic from Greek cholikos of bile} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cholic acid — noun an insoluble crystalline acid present in bile • Hypernyms: ↑bile acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • cholic acid — noun Etymology: Greek cholikos bilious, from cholē Date: 1846 a crystalline bile acid C24H40O5 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cholic acid — /koh lik, kol ik/ 1. Biochem. a bile acid, C24H40O5, related to the sex hormones and cholesterol. 2. the commercial form of this compound, obtained from beef bile, used chiefly in the manufacture of drugs and in research. [1840 50; < Gk cholikós… …   Universalium

  • cholic acid — noun a steroidal bile acid, CHO, derived from cholesterol …   Wiktionary

  • cholic acid — cholalic acid; see bile acids …   The new mediacal dictionary

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